It's become abundantly clear that the 49ers will make at least one draft-day trade. I, and I'm sure many of you, believe they will make several draft-day trades. Trading down only makes sense to me if they can stockpile several 2nd and 3rd round picks, while also moving most or all of the non-comp picks in rounds 4-7. If trades are to be made, and they will be made, I'd rather they move up in the 1st round twice. Yes, you heard me twice.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm
not the only one. Mark my words, this will happen. I'm sure many of you geeks will cry out (while simultaneously pushing up your glasses and opening your pocket protector), "Well, that doesn't comport with the draft value chart that teams rely on." (in the voice of Professor Frink from the Simpsons). Well, draft value charts are only as valuable as the players available at any given pick/round. This is a deep draft, not a draft with many (perceived) elite players, so moving down probably makes more sense this year, especially for teams with few picks.
I've been known to wield substantial influence over Harbaalke with the power of a science pole; even at great distances. So, remember, science poles are far more important than draft value charts. Also remember that while Hooper drives the boat Chief- it is I, Yo-Yo Yama, who wields the science pole.
1. No. 13 overall (from Jets): Sheldon Richardson, Defensive Tackle-Missouri
2. No. 20 overall (from Bears): Cornellius Carradine, Defensive End-Florida State
1. No. 31 overall:
2. No. 34 overall:
3. No. 61 overall:
3. No. 74 overall: Tyrann Mathieu, Corner Back-LSU
3. No. 93 overall:
4. No. 128 overall: Marcus Lattimore, Running Back-South Carolina
5. No. 131 overall, Comp): Marquise Goodwin, Wide Receiver-Texas
6. No. 157 overall:
7. No. 173 overall:
8. No. 180 overall:
6. No. 237 overall: Collin Klein, Quarterback-Kansas State
7. No. 246 overall, Comp): John Boyett, Free Safety-Oregon
8. No. 252 overall, Comp): Cooper Taylor, Strong Safety-Richmond